Re: [tied] Re: *swesor - Retraction

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 17969
Date: 2003-01-23

On Wed, 22 Jan 2003 09:18:38 -0000, "Richard Wordingham
<richard.wordingham@...> wrote:

>--- In, "Glen Gordon" <glengordon01@...>
>> Richard:
>> >In what sense do *px'ter- and *'maxter- rhyme? (' = stress)
>> In the same sense that French "combiner" and "retrouver" rhyme.
>That's far too subtle an answer. You should have pointed out that
>the protoform is *max'ter- (e.g. OE mo:dor) in which case they do
>rhyme properly.

But Greek mé:te:r. Germanic and Sanskrit may be analogical after

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal